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AFTER POSTMODERNISM: AMERICAN STUDIES IN THE 21ST CENTURY

updated: 
Wednesday, January 29, 2020 - 4:16pm
The Hellenic Association of American Studies
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, March 6, 2020

AFTER POSTMODERNISM: AMERICAN STUDIES IN THE 21ST CENTURY

December 17-19, 2020

 

EXTENDED DEADLINE FOR PROPOSAL SUBMISSION: 06 MARCH 2020

 

Science Fiction in the Literature Classroom (MLA Pedagogy Series)

updated: 
Monday, January 27, 2020 - 12:43pm
Modern Language Association
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, April 15, 2020

The presence of science fiction in university classrooms is by now no longer shocking; the genre has become a mainstay not only in literature and philosophy classrooms but also in STEM fields, as its predictions and extrapolations pose memorable and concrete case studies to explore the societal and ethical implications of technological innovation, as well as interesting practical engineering problems to try to solve with real-world science.

Feminist Pedagogies Conference - May 16, 2020 in Santa Barbara, CA

updated: 
Monday, January 27, 2020 - 12:44pm
UC Santa Barbara Women's Center
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, March 6, 2020

Feminist Pedagogies: A Graduate Student Conference 

Organization: UC Santa Barbarba's Women's Center and Feminist Studies Department 

Conact: Jamiee Cook - jcook@ucsb.edu

  • Jamiee Cook is the Graduate Assistant for the Women's Center, a PhD student in English at UCSB, and a scholar of genders and sexualities. She is the conference organizer and can answer any inquiries. 

Submission Process: Please submit your abstracts via tinyurl.com/feministpedagogies 

CFP: 

ChLA 2020 Panel *Sustaining Black Lives: Ecological Imaginaries in African American Books for Young Readers*

updated: 
Monday, January 27, 2020 - 12:43pm
Samira Abdur-Rahman, University of San Francisco
deadline for submissions: 
Saturday, February 15, 2020

We are seeking panelist proposals for the accepted Children’s Literature Association (ChLA 2020) conference panel “Sustaining Black Lives: Ecological Imaginaries in African American Books for Young Readers.” The  ChLA 2020 theme “Sustainability Through Story: Eco-Justice, Children's Literature, and Childhood” invites “an expansive array of interdisciplinary topics on the cultural, political, historical, and contemporary impact of children’s literature in relationship to the environment.” This panel seeks papers that correlates race and gender with Black sustainability issues like environmental inequity and global migration.

International Conference – A Hairy Affair: The Material Poetics of Hair

updated: 
Friday, January 24, 2020 - 12:46pm
Graduate School Language & Literature, LMU Munich
deadline for submissions: 
Saturday, February 29, 2020

Rapunzel lowers her plaited hair 20 cubits deep, so that her prince can climb into her hermetically sealed tower. Donald Trump’s signature quiff – a piece of interwoven fabric with no evident beginning and end – is treated as a metaphor for his relationship to truth and politics. Samson defeats the Philistines oppressing the Israelites in the Old Testament with his superhuman strength: the origin of his invincibility lies in the vigour of his hair as long as it is not cut.

Mei-mei Berssenbrugge's Poetry and Multi-media Poetics

updated: 
Friday, January 24, 2020 - 12:40pm
Laura Hinton, Dept. of English, The City College of New York
deadline for submissions: 
Tuesday, January 28, 2020

Calling for ALA paper proposals on Mei-Mei Berssenbrugge's poetry and multi-media poetics. The American Literature Association meets in San Diego this year over Memorial Day weekend. Please respond ASAP with ideas if you are interested, as the proposal deadline is soon. 

 

8th Mediterranean Interdisciplinary Forum on Social Sciences and Humanities

updated: 
Friday, January 24, 2020 - 12:40pm
European Scientific Institute (ESI)
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, May 27, 2020

Supporting the concept of interdisciplinarity we welcome submissions in different academic disciplines, especially in:

Management, Economics, Business, Marketing, Health Care, Climate Change, Peace Studies, Environment, Law, Social Work, Sociology, Psychology, History, Geography, Geology, Education, Politics, Engineering, Linguistics, Religion, History and Gender Studies.

•  Name and email of at least 1 suggested reviewer (required). The suggested reviewer must not have conflict of interest.

• All papers should be sent via conference emails:  contact@mforumbarcelona.net and  mforumbarcelona@yahoo.com

Completed Chapters: Film Adaptations about Comic Book Characters or Superheroes

updated: 
Friday, January 24, 2020 - 12:39pm
Ashley Carranza/College of Southern Nevada
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, February 14, 2020

Call for Essays: Film adaptations of comic book characters/comic franchises/superheroes between the years of 1998-2020

For the book: Feeding Cultural Fear: Essays on Films During a Time of Transition, 1998-2020 

 

I am looking for a completed chapter for an academic book that aims to examine the manifestation of collective societal fears in film. This collection will cover films specifically from the time period of 1998-2020. This collection is under contract with McFarland & Company, Inc., Publishers and will be released in 2020.

 

Open Officer Positions in the GCRR Academic Society

updated: 
Friday, January 24, 2020 - 12:55pm
Global Center for Religious Research (GCRR)
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, June 1, 2020

Every four years, the Global Center for Religious Research (GCRR) must seek replacements for certain executive positions within the organization. We are now accepting applications for the following roles to help run the GCRR Academic Society: 

  • Executive Officer
  • Society Secretary
  • Society Treasurer

 Required Qualifications:

Eugène Ionesco’s Theater of Language

updated: 
Tuesday, January 28, 2020 - 12:24pm
MLA Convention (Toronto 2021)
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, March 1, 2020

The Romanian Forum of the MLA invites proposals for presentations on its guaranteed panel at the 2021 Convention of the Modern Language Association (Toronto, January 7-10, 2021):

 

Eugène Ionesco’s Theater of Language

Spatial Modernities: Mapping the Physical and Psychological World Symposium

updated: 
Friday, January 24, 2020 - 12:58pm
University of York
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, March 8, 2020

CALL FOR PAPERS  
Spatial Modernities: Mapping the Physical and Psychological World Postgraduate Symposium 
 Centre for Modern Studies, University of York

16 May 2020   

Keynote Speaker: Professor Ian Gregory (Lancaster University)

 

UCSIA Summer School 'Religion, Mobility & Politics'

updated: 
Friday, January 24, 2020 - 12:58pm
University Centre Saint-Ignatius Antwerp (UCSIA)
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, March 15, 2020

We would like to draw your attention to the call for applications for the 2020 UCSIA Summer School on ‘Religion, Culture and Society’. This summer school is a one-week course, organized by the University Center Saint-Ignatius Antwerp and taking place from Sunday 23 August 2020 until Sunday 30 August 2020 at the University of Antwerp, Belgium. This year the program focusses on the topic ‘Religion, Mobility and Politics’.

Messengers from the Stars: On Science Fiction and Fantasy (update)

updated: 
Tuesday, June 2, 2020 - 8:30am
ULICES/Messengers from the Stars Project
deadline for submissions: 
Tuesday, June 30, 2020

Messengers from the Stars:

On Science Fiction and Fantasy

No. 5, 2020

Edited by: Matthew Hill

Co-edited by: João Félix

 

Messengers from the Stars is an international, peer-reviewed journal, offering academic articles, reviews, and providing an outlet for a wide range of creative work inspired by science fiction and fantasy. The 2020 issue will be dedicated to the following theme:

Utopias, Dystopias, Ecotopias and Heterotopias

15th International Scientific Forum

updated: 
Friday, January 24, 2020 - 12:40pm
European Scientific Institute (ESI)
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, October 1, 2020

 

After many successful academic events in different cities worldwide, ISF 2020 is in Marrakesh. It will embrace a wide range of academic disciplines as podium and poster presentations. We welcome submissions in the following academia domains: 1. Communication studies, economics, management, marketing, business, business administration, statistics, econometrics, education, psychology, sociology; 2. Anthropology, archaeology, classics, history, linguistics and languages, law and politics, literature, geography, philosophy, religion, performing arts, visual arts, gender studies; and 3. Astronomy, agriculture, sport, biology, chemistry, physics, mathematics and all medical sciences.

 

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